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Kings of Africa : art and authority in Central Africa / editors, Erna Beumers, Hans-Joachim Koloss.

By: Beumers, Erna
Contributor(s): Koloss, Hans-Joachim, 1938- | Museum für Völkerkunde (Berlin, Germany)
Language: English Publisher: Maastricht : Foundation Kings of Africa, 1992.Description: 325p. : ill., col. maps, photos., 190 col. plates ; 30cm.ISBN: 9090051708
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Book Book British Museum Africa Oceania and the Americas Closed Stacks qKYS [BEU-] (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available M24396
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Includes bibl. references. - "This book is published in conjunction with the exhibition, Kings of Africa, art and authority in central Africa, Collection Museum für Vöolkerkunde, Berlin at MECC, June 26 to August 27, 1992, Maestricht, the Netherlands". - Cover "Cloth: real wax print Vlisko 14/0575, called `dices'". - Contents: Introduction / E. Beumers, H. - J. Koloss; History of central African civilization / J. Vansina; Kings in tropical Africa / J. Vansina; Central African religion / D.P. Biebuyck; The conditions of appreciation contemplating a collection of Fang (and Kota) mobiliary art / J.W. Fernandez; Kwifon and Fon in Oku: on kingships in the Cameroon grasslands / H. - J. Koloss; The Kingdom of Bamum / C. Tardits; The regalia of the Kingdom of Kongo, 1491-1895 / J. Thornton; The Mwanangana Chokwe chief and art (Angola) / M. - L. Bastin; The Kuba Kingdom (Zaire) / J. Vansina; Fragments of forsaken glory: Luba royal culture invented and represented (1883-1992) (Zaire) / M.H. Nooter.